Civil War Almanac

Civil War Almanac

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Baker & Taylor
Provides a chronology of military and political events of the Civil War, along with alphabetically arranged essays on the battles, individuals, legislation, and issues that impacted events.

Book News
For readers in grades nine and higher, this almanac contains a lengthy chronology of events of the Civil War and a dictionary that consists of biographical entries on 107 military and political figures, such as Robert E. Lee, Abraham Lincoln, George B. McClellan, and Ulysses S. Grant. The chronology ranges from 1860 to 1865 and is organized by topic or geography, recounting battles and skirmishes, significant troop movements, promotions or demotions of leading personnel, and the capture of vessels at sea. B&w photos and maps are included. Fredriksen, a freelance writer and researcher, is the author of American Military Leaders and the Revolutionary War Almanac. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
The Civil War marked a turning point in U.S. history - a time when Americans fought against one another to decide the fate of the country. As the young nation's Union government, led by president Abraham Lincoln, grappled with the Confederacy of slave-owning states, its citizens fought and died in some of the bloodiest combat in history.
The new Civil War Almanac contains a detailed, day-by-day chronology of the events and people of this monumental war, while the A-to-Z dictionary offers biographical information on leading military and political figures involved in the conflict. This comprehensive reference also contains illustrations and maps, an appendix, and a bibliography for further research.

Facts on File

The Civil War was a defining event in U.S. history a time when Americans fought against one another to decide the fate of the nation.

The critically acclaimed Civil War Almanac contains a detailed, day-by-day chronology of the events and people of this monumental war, along with an A-to-Z dictionary offering biographical information on leading military and political figures involved in the conflict. Written by the author of the award-winning Revolutionary War Almanac, this comprehensive reference also contains numerous illustrations and maps, an appendix, and an extensive bibliography for further research.

Coverage includes:

  • Pierre G.T. Beauregard
  • Franklin Buchanan
  • John A.B. Dahlgren
  • Jefferson Davis
  • Jubal A. Early
  • David G. Farragut
  • Nathan B. Forrest
  • Ulysses S. Grant
  • Thomas J. Jackson
  • Robert E. Lee
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • George B. McClellan
  • George G. Meade
  • George E. Pickett
  • Philip H. Sheridan
  • William T. Sherman
  • J.E.B. Stuart
  • Joseph Wheeler.



Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2007
Description: vi, 858 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9780816064595
0816064598
Branch Call Number: 973.702 Fre

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